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Technical Updates are periodically produced to help keep you informed of ongoing issues, occurrences, and court cases in the industry. These are helpful, informative, and concise documents to help enrich your experience with CTSI. Please click on a year below to view Technical Updates from that year. The Technical Updates are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. If you don't already have Adobe Acrobat on your computer, please download the free reader to open these documents.

Current Technical Updates

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TitleYear
Technical Update 42 - Remaining in Good Standing2020
Technical Update 41 - Pool Renewal Discussions Assure Stability2020
Technical Update 40 - Ransomware2020
Technical Update Issue 39 - Safer at Home Order Impacts County Events2020
Technical Update Issue 38 - CTSI Welcomes New Staff Members2020
Technical Update Issue 37 - Heat-related Illnesses2020
Technical Update Issue 36 - SB20-217: Law Enforcement Integrity Act2020
Issue Number 35 - Caution! Snake Season is Here2020
Issue Number 34 - What is Civility and Why Does it Matter?2020
Issue Number 33 - CTSI Launches New Website2020
Issue Number 32 - Contributions for Health Savings Accounts Rise2020
Issue Number 31- Helping Employees Deal with Stress2020
Issue Number 30- Bidding Farewell to Carole Dinan-Fitch2020
Issue Number 29- Employers May Screen for COVID-192020
Issue Number 28- FMCSA Issues Waivers for CDL Holders2020
Issue Number 27- Setting Up an Ergonomic Home Workspace2020

Archive Posts

Available to Members only

TitleYear
2019 CTSI Annual Report2020
Technical Update Issue 36 - SB20-217: Law Enforcement Integrity Act2020
Issue Number 26- MSHA Response to COVID-192020
Issue Number 25- Disinfecting County Vehicles2020
Issue Number 24- New Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Relief Act2020
Issue Number 23- Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Part II2020
Issue Number 22 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Part I2020
Issue Number 21 - Understanding the Differences Between
Respirators and Surgical Masks2020
Issue Number 20 - Tips for Teleworking2020
Issue Number 19 - Workers’ Compensation and COVID-192020
Issue Number 18 - Preserving Institutional Knowledge2020
Issue Number 17 - Infectious Disease Management Plan2020
Issue Number 16 - Changes Coming to Health Plan Taxes and Fees2020
Issue Number 15 - CAPP Network Liability Insurance: Part II2020
Issue Number 14 - CAPP Network Liability Insurance: Part I2020
Issue Number 13 - Winter Weather Survival Tips for Motorists2020
Issue Number 12 - Securing & Disposing of Data2020
Issue Number 11 - Stopping to Render Aid2020
Issue Number 10 - Do you Have a Distracted Driver Policy?2020
Issue Number 9 - Preserving Institutional Knowledge2020
Issue Number 8 - Cold-related Injuries2020
Issue Number 7 - Parental, Pregnancy, and Nursing Rights of Employees2020
Issue Number 6 - Drowsy Driving2020
Issue Number 5 - How the new DOT Clearinghouse Impacts Employers2020
Issue Number 4 - Flagger Certification for Road and Bridge Employees2020
Issue Number 3 - Exercise Equipment in the Workplace – A Risky Business2020
Issue Number 2 - What Can CTSI do for You?2020
Issue Number 1 - New Database of CMV Drivers who Fail Drug and Alcohol Tests2020
Issue Number 89 - Final Ruling on Calculation Regular Rate of Pay Issued2019
Issue Number 88 -  The Importance of Updating Employees Notices2019
Issue Number 87 - Pets in the Workplace2019
Issue Number 86 -  ADEA Applies to All Counties2019
Issue Number 85 - IRS Raises 401(k) Contributions for 2020 2019
Issue Number 84 -  When Can a County Pay its Volunteers?2019
Issue Number 83 -  Security Breaches and Personal Information2019
Issue Number 82 -  OSHA’s Top 10 Violations2019
Issue Number 81 -  Extension Cords Safety2019
Issue Number 80 -  Load-bearing Vests vs. Duty Belts2019
Issue Number 79 - Maintain Proper Ergonomic Positioning and Good Posture to Help Avoid Injuries2019
Issue Number 78 -  Winter Weather Survival Tips for Motorists2019
Issue Number 77 -  Colorado’s Minimum Wage Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2019
Issue Number 76 -  Appliances and Personal Heaters in County Facilities2019
Issue Number 75 -  Mine Safety Incidents2019
Issue Number 74 -  Phishing: What you Need to Know2019
Issue Number 73 -  Winter Weather Can Damage County Property2019
Issue Number 72 - IRS Lowers Affordability Percentage for Employer-Sponsored Healthcare2019
Issue Number 71 - Winter Driving: Be Prepared2019
Issue Number 70 - Winter Driving: Preparing Your Vehicle2019
Issue Number 69 - Overtime Salary Threshold Raised2019
Issue Number 68 - Regulation Rollback for MSHA Conducting Workplace Exam Regulation2019
Issue Number 67 - EEOC Claim No Longer Needed for Lawsuit2019
Issue Number 66 - PPEs for Illegal Marijuana Grow Sites2019
Issue Number 65 - Campaigning on the Job2019
Issue Number 64 - Form I-9 & E-Verify2019
Issue Number 63 - Mine Equipment Fires2019
Issue Number 62 - Ransomware2019
Issue Number 61- Cannabis Oil and Drug Tests2019
Issue Number 60 - The Multi-generational Workplace2019
Issue Number 59 - How Secure is Your Data?2019
Issue Number 58 - Loaning of County Mobile Equipment to Other Entities2019
Issue Number 57 - Treadmill Desk Usage2019
Issue Number 56 - FSAs, HRAs, and HSAs 2019
Issue Number 55 - AED Use and Maintenance2019
Issue Number 54 - Controlling Claim Costs: Why Does it Matter?2019
Issue Number 53 - Roadway Safety2019
Issue Number 52 - Miniature Horses2019
Issue Number 51 - Service, Emotional Support, or Therapy Dogs2019
Issue Number 50 - Best Practices for Dealing with the Media2019
Issue Number 49 - Distracted Driving2019
Issue Number 48 - Text Messages are Part of the Record2019
Issue Number 47 - Monsoon Season2019
Issue Number 46 - Summer Time is County Fair Time2019
Issue Number 45 - Avoiding Mosquitoes2019
Issue Number 44 - Flooding: Be Prepared2019
Issue Number 43 - Heat-related Illnesses2019
Issue Number 42 - New Health Reimbursement Arrangements2019
Issue Number 41 - HP Recalls Lithium-ion Batteries2019
Issue Number 40 - National Safety Month2019
Issue Number 39 - Fifteen-Passenger Vans2019
Issue Number 38 - Contributions for Health Savings Accounts Rise2019
Issue Number 37 - Bidding Farewell to Patti Lell2019
Issue Number 36 - 2020 ACA Updates2019
Issue Number 35 - Chainsaw Injuries2019
Issue Number 34 - Colorado Public Meetings & Executive Sessions2019
Issue Number 33 - Playground Safety, Routine Inspection, and Maintenance2019
Issue Number 32 - Fragrance Sensitivity2019
Issue Number 31 - Elevator other Conveyance Inspections2019
Issue Number 30 - Use of Volunteers by Counties2019
Issue Number 29 - Workplace Theft2019
Issue Number 28 - Don’t Jeopardize your CAPP Property Coverage2019
Issue Number 27 - Religious Beliefs Must be Accommodated in Dress Codes2019
Issue Number 26 - Use of Drones2019
Issue Number 25 - ADA Compliance2019
Issue Number 24 - Stop Fraud Colorado2019
Issue Number 23 - Workplace First Aid Kits2019
Issue Number 22 - Prompt Reporting of CWCP Claims2019
Issue Number 21 - Caution! Snake Season is Here2019
Issue Number 20 - Federal Child Labor Regulations2019
Issue Number 19 - Tick Season2019
Issue Number 18 - FMLA Cannot be Delayed or Classified as Another Type of Leave2019
Issue Number 17 - Phishing: What you Need to Know2019
Issue Number 16 - The Cost of HIPAA Violations2019
Issue Number 15 - Safety Committee Objectives2019
Issue Number 14 - The Importance of Grounding2019
Issue Number 13 - Limits to Governmental Immunity2019
Issue Number 12 - Mine Safety Incidents2019
Issue Number 11 - Winter Weather Survival Tips for Motorists2019
Issue Number 10  - CAPP Network Liability Insurance: Part II2019
Issue Number 10 - CAPP Network Liability Insurance: Part I2019
Issue Number 9 - CAPP Crime and Public Officials’ Liability Coverage in Lieu of Bonds2019
Issue Number 8 - Workplace Safety: Working with Solvents2019
Issue Number 7 -  ADA-Protected Service Animals: Only Dogs and Miniature Horses2019
Issue Number 6 - Cold-related Injuries2019
Issue Number 5 - Meet CTSI’s New Executive Director2019
Issue Number 4 - Preserving Institutional Knowledge2019
Issue Number 3 - CTSI Says Farewell Allen Chapman2019
Issue Number 2 - What Can CTSI do for You?2019
Issue Number 1 - Exercise Equipment in the Workplace – A Risky Business2019
Issue Number 85 - Winter Driving: Be Prepared2018
Issue Number 84 - Winter Driving: Preparing Your Vehicle2018
Issue Number 83 - Parental, Pregnancy, and Nursing Rights of Employees2018
Issue Number 82 - Watch out for Wildlife2018
Issue Number 81 - Rabies: A Preventable Disease2018
Issue Number 80 - Protecting your Property with CAPP Coverage2018
Issue Number 79 - Data Security for Telecommuters 2018
Issue Number 78 - Fentanyl for First Responders2018
Issue Number 77 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act2018
Issue Number 76 - Best Practices for Dealing with the Media2018
Issue Number 75 - Hostile Work Environment - Tips for Counties2018
Issue Number 74 - PPEs for Illegal Marijuana Grow Sites2018
Issue Number 73 - EEOC Claim No Longer Needed for Lawsuit2018
Issue Number 72 - What is Civility and Why Does it Matter?2018
Issue Number 71 - MSHA Close Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 70 - Colorado Governmental Immunity Act (CGIA) Limits Raised January 1, 20182018
Issue Number 69 - Security Breaches and Personal Information: Actions to Take2018
Issue Number 68 - Loaning of County Mobile Equipment to Other Entities2018
Issue Number 67 - Treadmill Desk Usage2018
Issue Number 66 - AED Use and Maintenance2018
Issue Number 65 - MSHA Close Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 64 - Use of County Vehicles for Transportation of 4-H Participants2018
Issue Number 63 - Vehicle Accidents Top CAPP Claims Severity: Part II2018
Issue Number 62 - Vehicle Accidents Top CAPP Claims Severity: Part I2018
Issue Number 61 - Controlling Claim Costs: Why Does it Matter?2018
Issue Number 60 - Flooding: Be Prepared2018
Issue Number 59 - Wildfire Smoke and Your Health2018
Issue Number 58 - Insurance and the Use of Personal Vehicles While On County Business2018
Issue Number 57 - Counties, Be Aware of Your Assumption or Transfer of Risk2018
Issue Number 56 - Use of Drones2018
Issue Number 55 - Employees Have the Right to Inspect Their Files2018
Issue Number 54 - Paying Attention to Behavioral Indicators of Drug or Alcohol Use on the Job2018
Issue Number 53 - Campaigning on the Job2018
Issue Number 52 - Heat-related Illnesses2018
Issue Number 51 - Form I-9 & E-Verify   2018
Issue Number 50 - MSHA Close Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 49 - Calling 811 Before Digging - Colorado Specific Rules2018
Issue Number 48 - How Secure is your Data?2018
Issue Number 47 - 811 Know What’s Below – Call Before You Dig2018
Issue Number 46 - Extension Cord Safety2018
Issue Number 45 - CTSI Film Library2018
Issue Number 44 - MSHA Close Call Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 43 - Insurance and the Use of County Facilities2018
Issue Number 42 - Distracted Driving2018
Issue Number 41 - Fifteen Passenger Vans2018
Issue Number 40 - Mine Safety Incidents: Electricity2018
Issue Number 39 - The Importance of Grounding2018
Issue Number 38 - Tick Season2018
Issue Number 37 - Caution! Snake Season is Here2018
Issue Number 36 - Standing Desks – Not the Solution to Sitting Too Much2018
Issue Number 35- ADA Compliance2018
Issue Number 34 - MSHA Close Call Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 33 - Use of Volunteers by Counties2018
Issue Number 32 - Fragrance Sensitivity2018
Issue Number 31 - Federal Child Labor Regulations2018
Issue Number 30 - Mine Safety Incidents2018
Issue Number 29 - Contract Essentials: Part 2 – Indemnification2018
Issue Number 28 - Contract Essentials: Part 1 – General Knowledge2018
Issue Number 27 - Insurance and the Use of Personal Vehicles While On County Business2018
Issue Number 26 - The Multi-generational Workplace2018
Issue Number 25 - Hostile Work Environment - Tips for Counties2018
Issue Number 24 - Key Ways to Prevent Employee Theft2018
Issue Number 23 - Seat Belts: A Lifesaving Choice2018
Issue Number 22 - Prompt Reporting of CWCP Claims2018
Issue Number 21 - Stopping to Render Aid2018
Issue Number 20 - Things you Should Know About Sexual Harassment2018
Issue Number 19 - Pets in the Workplace2018
Issue Number 18 - Drowsy Driving2018
Issue Number 17 - MNM Close CAll Accident Alert2018
Issue Number 16 - Employee Death Benefits2018
Issue Number 15 - Securing & Disposing of Data2018
Issue Number 14 - Suggested Risk Management Jail Intake and Suicide Prevention Guidelines 2018
Issue Number 13 - Distracted Driving2018
Issue Number 12 - Adding Buildings to CAPP Coverage and Builder’s Risk Insurance2018
Issue Number 11 - The Importance of Updating Employees Notices2018
Issue Number 10 - Preventing Slips, Trips, & Falls2018
Issue Number 9 - Close Call Accident Alerts2018
Issue Number 8 - Colorado Public Meetings & Executive Sessions2018
Issue Number 7 - Cold-related Injuries2018
Issue Number 6 - Misdirected EOBs are a HIPAA Violation2018
Issue Number 5 - Exercise Equipment in the Workplace - A Risky Business2018
Issue Number 4 - Text Messages are Part of the Record2018
Issue Number 3 - Mine Safety Incidents2018
Issue Number 2 - Implementing a County Fleet Safety Program2018
Issue Number 1 - Minimum Wage Increase Applies to Public Sector Employees2018
Issue Number 69 - CTSI Requests that Candles be Removed from County Buildings2017
Issue Number 68 - Health Care Reporting Requirements2017
Issue Number 67 - Safety Committee Objectives2017
Issue Number 66 - Colorado’s Minimum Wage Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2017
Issue Number 65 - Watch out for Wildlife2017
Issue Number 64 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act2017
Issue Number 63 - Preserving Institutional Knowledge   2017
Issue Number 62 - Close Call Accident Alerts 2017
Issue Number 61 - Appliances and Personal Heaters in County Facilities2017
Issue Number 60 - Fire Extinguishers Recalled2017
Issue Number 59 - Campaigning on the Job2017
Issue Number 58 - Contract Essentials: Part 2 – Indemnification2017
Issue Number 57 - Contract Essentials: Part 1 – General Knowledge2017
Issue Number 56 - Fentanyl for First Responders2017
Issue Number 55 - ADA Compliance2017
Issue Number 54 - Know the Facts – Your CDL Holder Medical Certificate2017
Issue Number 53 - OHSA's Top 10 Violations2017
Issue Number 52 - Things You Should Know About Sexual Harassment2017
Issue Number 51 - Preventing Slips, Trips, & Falls2017
Issue Number 50 - Changes Coming to Employer-Sponsored Wellness Plans2017
Issue Number 49 - Controlling Risks for Public-Sector Fleets2017
Issue Number 48 - Serious Accidents and Close Calls at Mine Sites2017
Issue Number 47 - Best Practices for Dealing with the Media2017
Issue Number 46 - Only Religious Exemptions to the PPACA Contraception Mandate2017
Issue Number 45 - CTSI Film Library2017
Issue Number 44 - Colorado Employment Verification Law2017
Issue Number 43 - Federal Judge Overturns Proposed Rule for Salaried Employees2017
Issue Number 42 - MSHA Part 46 Training Plan Files2017
Issue Number 41 - Suggested Risk Management Jail Intake and Suicide Prevention Guidelines2017
Issue Number 40 - State's Off-Duty Statute Does Not Prevent Marijuana Termination 2017
Issue Number 39 - The Cost of HIPAA Violations2017
Issue Number 38 - Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Model Poses Possible CO Risk2017
Issue Number 37 - County Cited by MSHA2017
Issue Number 36 - Jobsite Safety2017
Issue Number 35 - Maintain Proper Ergonomic Positioning2017
Issue Number 34 - What Can CTSI do for You?2017
Issue Number 33 - Dealing with Conflict in the Workplace2017
Issue Number 32 - The Importance of Grounding2017
Issue Number 31 - Seat Belts: A Lifesaving Choice2017
Issue Number 30 - Workplace Safety: Working with Solvents2017
Issue Number 29 - Paying Attention to Behavioral Indicators of Drug or Alcohol Use on the Job2017
Issue Number 28 - Playground Safety, Routine Inspection, and Maintenance 2017
Issue Number 27 - 2018 Affordabilty Percentage Adjusted Downward2017
Issue Number 26 - A Farewell and Welcomes at CTSI2017
Issue Number 25 - 811 Know What's Below - Call Before You Dig2017
Issue Number 24 - Contributions for Health Savings Accounts Rise2017
Issue Number 23 - ADA-Protected Service Animals: Only Dogs and Miniature Horses2017
Issue Number 22 - Use of Volunteers by Counties2017
Issue Number 21 - When FMLA Cannot be a Factor2017
Issue Number 20 - Summer Time is County Fair Time2017
Issue Number 19 - CTSI: A County-Owned Sucess Story2017
Issue Number 18 - Misdirected EOBs are a HIPAA Violation2017
Issue Number 17 - Your County Vehicle Is a Total Loss, Now What?2017
Issue Number 16 - What is Civility and Why Does it Matter?2017
Issue Number 15 - Exercise Equipment in the Workplace - A Risky Business2017
Issue Number 14 - The Importance of Updating Employee Notices2017
Issue Number 13 - Hostile Work Environment - Tips for Counties 2017
Issue Number 12 - Employees Have the Right to Inspect Their Files2017
Issue Number 11 - Parental, Pregnancy, and Nursing Rights of Employees2017
Issue Number 10 - Federal Child Labor Regulations2017
Issue Number 9 - The Multi-generational Workplace2017
Issue Number 8 - Key Ways to Prevent Employee Theft2017
Issue Number 7 - Builder's Risk Insurance and Adding Buildings to CAPP Coverage2017
Issue Number 6 - Caution! Snake Season is Here2017
Issue Number 5 - Data Security for Telecommuters2017
Issue Number 4 - How Secure is Your Data?2017
Issue Number 3 - Airport Courtesy Cars and Other Personal Use of County Vehicles2017
Issue Number 2 - Counties, Be Aware of Your Assumption or Transfer of Risk2017
Issue Number 1- Insurance and the Use of Personal Vehicles While on County Business2017
Issue Number 26 - Important Information Regarding Recent Overtime Litigation2016
Issue Number 25 - Suggested Jail Intake and Suicide Prevention Guidelines2016
Issue Number 24 - Pregnant Workers Fairness Act: Effective August 10, 20162016
Issue Number 23 - Proposed Rule Affects Employers Offering Opt-Out Payments to Employees Declining Group Health Coverage2016
Issue Number 22 - Employer-Provided Leave and Americans with Disabilities Act (Part 4 of 4)2016
Issue Number 21 - Employer-Provided Leave and Americans with Disabilities Act (Part 3 of 4)2016
Issue Number 20 - Employer-Provided Leave and Americans with Disabilities Act (Part 2 of 4)2016
Issue Number 19 - Employer-Provided Leave and Americans with Disabilities Act (Part 1 of 4)2016
Issue Number 18 - Snake Safety Tips2016
Issue Number 17 - HazCom and GHS Regulation Changes Impact Counties2016
Issue Number 16 - Stay Out and Stay Alive: Fence, Sign and Patrol Dangerous Areas on Your Property2016
Issue Number 15 - Colorado Jail Deaths on the Rise2016
Issue Number 14 - EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs2016
Issue Number 13 - Key Ways to Prevent Employee Theft2016
Issue Number 12 - Company Pays $50K Settlement for Refusal to Hire Applicant in Methadone Treatment Program2016
Issue Number 11 - Final Rule to Update the Regulations Defining and Delimiting the Exemption for Executive, Administrative, and Professional Employees2016
Issue Number 10 - IRS and ACA Have Different Definitions of Dependent Child2016
Issue Number 9 - 2017 HSA Contribution Limits Released by IRS2016
Issue Number 8 - Potential Liability of Drones2016
Issue Number 7 - Summer Time is County Fair Time2016
Issue Number 6 - Are Employee Assistance Plans Subject to COBRA?2016
Issue Number 5 - Everyday Mistakes may Result in HIPAA Penalties2016
Issue Number 4 - Health Care Reform Update: New Summary of Benefits and Coverage Form Required in 20172016
Issue Number 3 - Cyber Risk: Public Sector Continues to Encounter Risk2016
Issue Number 2 - FMSCA has Lowered the Drug Testing Percentage2016
Issue Number 1 - Colorado's Minimum Wage2016
Issue Number 22 - Colorado Supreme Court Ruling on Marijuana and Employment2015
Issue Number 21 - Welcome Dana Mumey - CTSI Senior Human Resource Specialist2015
Issue Number 20 - Division and Department Codes on Claims2015
Issue Number 19 - FEMA Public Assistance Policy on Insurance2015
Issue Number 18 - Member Counites See Insurance Savings2015
Issue Number 17 - Local Law Enforcement Equipment Acquisition2015
Issue Number 16 - Risk Management Perspective on Domestic Drones Part 5 of 5 - Drone Unknowns - Coverage, Liability, Acceptable Use2015
Issue Number 15 - Risk Management Perspective on Domestic Drones Part 4 of 5 - State and Local Oversight2015
Issue Number 14 - Risk Management Perspective on Domestic Drones Part 3 of 5 - Federal Regulation2015
Issue Number 13 - Risk Management Perspective on Domestic Drones Part 2 of 5 - How Are Drones Categorized2015
Issue Number 12 - Risk Management Perspective on Domestic Drones Part 1 of 5 - The Use and Operation of Drones2015
Issue Number 11 - COBRA Rights of Public Employees May Arise From Two Different Satutes2015
Issue Number 10 - GHS Compliance - The Transition Period HazCom Plan Update2015
Issue Number 9 - Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls2015
Issue Number 8 - Maintain Proper Ergonomic Positioning and Good Posture to Help Avoid Injuries2015
Issue Number 7 - Playground Safety, Routine Insepection and Maintenance2015
Issue Number 6 - Modified Duty - The Benefits of a Return to Work Program2015
Issue Number 5 - Flagger Training Critical for County Road and Bridge2015
Issue Number 4 - Appliances and Personal Heaters in County Facilities2015
Isuue Number 3 - Compliance Alert List 20152015
Issue Number 2 - AuroraShooting Case Highlights Duty of Local Government to Carefully Consider Release of Records2015
Issue Number 1 - Colorado's Minimum Wage Of $8:23 Per Hour Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2015
Issue Number 15 - Paying Attention to Behavioral Indicators of Drug or Alcohol Use on the Job2014
Issue Number 14 - New Rules for Cafeteria Plans2014
Issue Number 13 - Update on ADA Cases; EEOC v. Interstate Distributor Co2014
Issue Number 12 - Key Ways to Prevent Employee Theft2014
Issue Number 11 - Colorado Employer Designated Provider List for Workers Compensation2014
Issue Number 10 - Use of "100 Percent Healed" Type of Return to Work Policy When a Disability "May" Be Present2014
Issue Number 9 - EEOC Collects Record Amount For Employees Under 2013 Enforcement Actions2014
Issue Number 8 - Hiring Employees - Rules in Addition to I-9 Documentation Under the IRS2014
Issue Number 7 - "Qualifying Exigency" Under the Military Leave Provisions FMLA2014
Issue Number 6 - Some Restrictions on Social Media May Infringe Employee Rights2014
Issue Number 5 - The Importance of Updating Employee Notices2014
Issue Number 4 - Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals Finds Against Employee Who Made Verbal Settlement Agreement2014
Issue Number 3 - Department of Labor Finalizes Rule to Give Minimum Wage to Home Health Workers2014
Issue Number 2 - Colorado Statute Draws Lines for Employers Regarding Social Media2014
Issue Number 1 - Colorado's Minimum Wage Of $8:00 Per Hour Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2014
Issue 42 - Ski Patrol Employees as Search and Rescue Volunteers2013
Issue 41 - Department of Labor Finalizes Rule to Give Minimum Wage to Home Health Workers2013
Issue 40 - Health Facilities Licensed by the CDHE and Building Departments Codes are Affected by NEW Rules2013
Issue 39 - Federal Shutdown and the Impact on Employment Obligations and Services2013
Issue 38 - Final Wellness Program Regulations Provide Clarification and Increase Permitted Rewards2013
Issue 37 - U.S. Department of Transportation Reduces Burden on Local Governments2013
Issue 36 - Know The Facts - Your CDL Holder Medical Certificate2013
Issue 35 - Good Ergonomics Can Prevent Pain2013
Issue 34 - Harmonic Hazard Communication FAQ2013
Issue 33 - Retaliation Claims Under Title VII2013
Issue 32 - CTSI Offers Class To Counties On Acceptable Social Media Conduct2013
Issue 31 - ADA Employment Actions Only Allowable Under Title 12013
Issue 30 - Wellness Programs and Discrimination2013
Issue 29 - Respiratory Protection Program2013
Issue 28 - Exercise Equipment in the Workplace-Risky Business2013
Issue 27 - County Required to Name "Agent" CGIA Limits Raised2013
Issue 26 - Prompt Reporting of CWCP Claims2013
Issue 25 -811 - Call Before You Dig2013
Issue 24 - Senate Bill -13-011. Colorado Cival Union Act2013
Issue 23 - Employer Required to Provide Designated Provider List Even If Employee Declines Medical Treatment2013
Issue 22 - Employers Can Fire Marijuana Users2013
Issue 21 - Colorado Immigration Law: Employment Verification Requirements2013
Issue 20 - Handling Internal Sheriff Investigations with the Garrity Warning2013
Issue 19 - Criminal Background Screening Overview - Part 32013
Issue 18 - Criminal Background Screening Overview - Part 22013
Issue 17 - Criminal Background Screening Overview - Part 12013
Issue 16 - When Can a County Pay Its Volunteers?2013
Issue 15 - Your County Vehicle Is a Total Loss, Now What?2013
Issue 14 - House Bill 13-1072 Crime Coverage in Lieu of Bonds2013
Issue Number 13 -New I-9 Request an Email Address and Telephone Number2013
Issue Number 12 - OSHA Reminds Employers About Carbon Monoxide Risks2013
Issue Number 11 - DOT Reminds Drivers, Marijuana Use Is Still Prohibited2013
Issue Number 10 - Safety Tips For Portable Heaters2013
Issue Number 9 - Modal-Specific Training Required on Hazmat2013
Issue Number 8 - What is Required When Training On Hazmat?2013
Issue Number 7 - Handling Employee Health Information: Protect and Secure2013
Issue Number 6 - Colorados Minimum Wage of $7.78 Per Hour Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2013
Issue Number 5 - MSHA to Publish Pattern of Violations Final Rule2013
Issue Number 4 - HIPAA Allows Disclosures of Information When Necessary for Treatment2013
Issue Number 3 - Handling A Hostile Work Enviroment2013
Issue Number 2 - Misdirected EOBs A HIPAA Violation2013
Issue Number 1 - Minimize Risk of Harm From the Loss of Mobile Data Devices2013
Issue Number 15 - Have You Audited Your Election Polling Places for Physical Accessibility?2012
Issue Number 14 - Use of County Vehicles for Transportation of 4-H Participants2012
Issue Number 13 - Receiving and Protecting Employee Health Data2012
Issue Number 12 - Paid Time Off and "Use It or Lose It" Policies2012
Issue Number 11 - Teens and Driving On The Job2012
Issue Number 10 - Use Of Volunteers By Counties2012
Issue Number 9 - Questions Your County Needs to Answer Before Applying for a Grant2012
Issue Number 8 - Wage and Hour Classification Rules2012
Issue Number 7 - Things You Should Know About Sexual Harassment2012
Issue Number 6 - COBRA Twists and a Silver Lining in W-2 Reporting Guidance2012
Issue Number 5 - Train The Trainer Opportunity for the Medication Administration Program for Jails2012
Issue Number 4 - New DOT and CDL Requirements2012
Issue Number 3 - DOT Agencies Ban Hand-Held Phone Use by Commercial Drivers2012
Issue Number 2 - Managing Intermittent Leave Requests2012
Issue Number 1 - Personal Body Armor2012
Issue Number 22 - Colorado's Minimum Wage Changes to $7.64 Per Hour, Higher than Federal Minimum Wage2011
Isuue Number 21 - DOT Agencies Ban Hand-Held Phone Use by Commercial Drivers2011
Issue Number 20 - Make Sure Your Pay Records Are Compliant2011
Issue Number 19 - Grant Fund Recipients Expected to Toe the Line of Equal Opportunity, . . . in the Future2011
Issue Number 18 - Counties Looking at Controlling Labor and Overtime Cost2011
Issue Number 17 - Airport Courtesy Cars and Other Personal Use of County Vehicles2011
Issue Number 16 - Counties, Be Aware of Your Assumption or Transfer of Risk2011
Isuue Number 15 - Recall: Pool and In-Ground Spa Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings2011
Issue Number 14 - Disposal Of Protected Health Information2011
Issue Number 13 - Auditing Your Protected Health Information (PHI) Systems2011
Issue Number 12 - Salary For Hourly (non-exempt) Workers2011
Issue Number 11 - New Procedures for Processing ADA Evaluations: The Best Reponse to New ADA Regulatory Interpretations2011
Issue Number 10 - Stricter Standards for Participant Waivers of Liability2011
Issue Number 9 - Drug Testing and the ADA, Commonly Asked Questions (Part 2)2011
Issue Number 8 - Drug Testing and the ADA, Commonly Asked Questions (Part 1)2011
Issue Number 7 - EEO and Reated Compliance for Grants2011
Issue Number 6 - US Supreme Court Upholds Retaliation Protections for Employees under EEO Claims2011
Issue Number 5 - Hourly Pay for Exempt Employees Only Under Limited Circumstances2011
Issue Number 4 - Colorado's Minimum Wage of $7.36 Per Hour Supersedes Current Federal Minimum Wage Rate2011
Issue Number 3 - New Alcohol Test Forms for 2011/DOT Overhauls Drug Testing Rules2011
Issue Number 2 - ADA-Protected Service Animals: Only Dogs and Miniature Horses2011
Issue Number 1 - GPS Tracking for Law Enforcement Purposes May Be Decided in Supreme Court2011
Issue Number 30 - Employee Handbook Updates to Make Now2010
Issue Number 29 - W-2 Health Coverage Reporting Requirement Under The Affordable Care Act Delayed2010
Issue Number 28 - Underpaying, Not The Way To Cut Labor Cost2010
Issue Number 27 - Worplace Overexertion Injuries2010
Issue Number 26 - Timely Reporting of a Work-Related Injury to the CWCP The Legal Requirements and Consequences2010
Issue Number 25 - Security and Privacy Gap Assessment2010
Issue Number 24 - Seasonal Employees and Benefit Considerations2010
Issue Number 23 - Older Tenth Circuit Case Provides a Blueprint for Handling ADA2010
Issue Number 22 - New Restrictions and Penalties on Youth Firefighting Occupations2010
Issue Number 21 - New Penalties on Youth Lifeguarding Occupations at Pool and Water Facilities2010
Issue Number 20 - 2010 Legislation Targets Workers Compensation Increases Costs and Potential Litigation2010
Issue Number 19 - Federal Child Labor Regulations Change2010
Issue Number 18 - County Sited By MSHA for No Training Plan2010
Issue Number 17 - Sex Harassment Continues to Challenge Employer Compliance Systems2010
Issue Number 16 - A Termination for "Gross Misconduct" Won't Always Block COBRA Benefits2010
Issue Number 15 - Duties - Key to Classifying Assistant Managers2010
Issue Number 14 - Healthcare Reform Includes Form W-2 Reporting Requirement2010
Issue Number 13 - A Uniform Standard Document to Meet CHIPRA's Employee Notice Requirement2010
Issue Number 12 - EEOC Claims On The Rise2010
The Limitations and Liabilities2010
Issue Number 11 - Extending CAPP Insurance to Others2010
Vehicles While On County Business2010
Issue Number 10 - Insurance and the Use of Personal2010
Boards, Volunteers, Employees2010
Issue Number 9 - Liability of Non Profit Organization2010
Issue Number 8 - Guide for Redrafting Local Government Policies on Alcohol or Substance Abuse2010
Issue Number 7 - CWCP and Lag Time Reporting2010
Issue Number 6 - Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave Part II2010
Issue Number 5 - Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave Part 12010
Issue Number 4 - DOT Reinstates Direct-Observation Rule2010
Issue Number 3 - Two Federal Courts Register Significant Losses for Employers2010
Issue Number 2 - Contractors in Federally Funded Programs Have Disability Protections2010
Issue Number 1 - GINA Has Exception for FLMA Medical Certification2010
Issue Number 32 - The HIPAA 2009 Interim Final Rule Concerning "Breach Notifications" - Part 22009
Issue Number 31 - The HIPAA 2009 Interim Final Rule Concerning "Breach Notifications" - Part 12009
Issue Number 30 - Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and the ADA - Part 2, What This Means For Counties2009
Issue Number 29 - Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and the ADA - Part 12009
Issue Number 28 - GINA Protects Against Use of Genetic Information2009
Issue Number 27 - Email Scam Alert (Sent by email)2009
Issue Number 26 - Tax Work-Off Programs in Colorado2009
Issue Number 25 - Protected Health Information Qualifies as 'Safe Harbor' From Breach Notification Requirement2009
Issue Number 24 - Good Parent Bill2009
Issue Number 23 - Privacy of County Employees2009
Issue Number 22 - Storage Tank Operator Training and Certification2009
Issue Number 21 - Military Leave Orders - Requests For Documentation2009
Issue Number 20 - Privacy of Records-Legislative Changes2009
Issue Number 19 - Certification Rules for Traffic Control Supervisors2009
Issue Number 18 - Preventing Jail Deaths: Are You Doing Everything You Can?2009
Issue Number 17 - COBRA Subsidy Eligibility Update-Elected Officials2009
Issue Number 16 - Completion of Health Risk Assessment On Enrollment Would Violate ADA2009
Issue Number 15 - Safety Studies Produce Useful Tips2009
Issue Number 14 - Employee Training About Harrasment - Hurtful2009
Issue Number 13 - Federal and State Laws on Direct Deposit of Wages2009
Issue Number 12 - Confined Spaces - What You Need to Know2009
Issue Number 11 - Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act2009
Issue Number 10 - After Market Equipment in Emergency Services Vehicles and Drivers of 15 Passenger Vans are Urged to be Safe by NHTSA Report2009
Issue Number 9 - How to Assess staffing and Benefit Costs in a Budget Process2009
Issue Number 8 - The New COBRA Premium Subsidy - Part II2009
Issue Number 7 - The New COBRA Premium Subsidy - Part I2009
Issue Number 6 - Clarity Regarding workplace Bias Based on Religion2009
Issue Number 5 - New High Visibility Standard2009
Issue Number 4 - How to Make the Most of CTSI's Policy Review Services2009
Issue Number 3 - Some Laws Require Notice of Complaint Filing Procedures2009
Issue Number 2 - Family Medical Leave 20092009
Issue Number 1 - Family Leave Rule Changes2009
Issue Number 27 - Higher Disability Costs as Workforce Ages2008
Issue Number 26 - Corrective Action Plan to Protect Health Information2008
Issue Number 25 - Guidance on How Much, and How, Volunteers May be Paid2008
Issue Number 24 - Updated Fair Labor Standards Act Notices for 2008 and 2009 - Pay for Part-time Exempt Employees Disallowed2008
Issue Number 23 - Guidance on Discrimination During Employment Verification2008
Issue Number 22 - How to Evaluate a telecommute Request2008
Issue Number 21 - Safety Committee Benefits and Pitfalls2008
Issue Number 20 - Is Your Sick Leave Policy Too Intrusive Under The ADA?2008
Issue Number 19 - Federal Swimming Pool and Spa Drain Cover Standard2008
Issue Number 18 - Joint Employers of Nurse Assitants May be Liable for Overtime2008
Issue Number 17 - Use of Leave Accruals and the FMLA2008
Issue Number 16 - Animal Response/Rescue Teams and Insurance Coverage2008
Issue Number 15 - Employer Must Prove the "Direct Threat" Defense Under the ADA2008
Issue Number 14 - Does ADA require Transfers in all Accomodation Situations?2008
Issue Number 13 - Temporary Illness of Disability and Leave Excuses2008
Issue Number 12 - Parental, Pregnancy, and Nursing Rights of Employees2008
Issue Number 11 - New Law Encourages Earlier Offers Of Settlement2008
Issue Number 10 - Open Meetings Ruling Full Notice With Specific Agenda information Where Possible2008
Issue Number 9 - Colorado's Minimum Wage of 7.02 Per Hour Supersedes current federal Minimum Wage Rate Change2008
Issue Number 8 - DHS Clarifies Propane Calculations for Plant Security2008
Issue Number 7 - Law Gives Protection for Deputies2008
Issue Number 6 - Safety Committee: Functions2008
Issue Number 5 - Why Consider the Preventability of a detention Incident?2008
Issue Number 4 - Primer: Prisoner Liability Lawsuits and The Use of Force2008
Issue Number 3 - Employment Updates2008
Issue Number 2 - E-mail Communications Under Scrutiny2008
Issue Number 1 - How To Handle Personnel Policies - County Update2008
Issue Number 15 - Minimize Risk of Harm From the Loss of Mobile Data Devices2007
Issue Number 14 - MSHA Update as it Applies to Your County2007
Issue Number 13 - Significant New Colorado Employment Laws2007
Issue Number 12 - Criminal Background Screening Overview2007
Issue Number 11 - Criminal Background Screening Overview2007
Issue Number 10 - Criminal Background Screening Overview2007
Issue Number 9 - New Colorado Immigration Law: Employment Verification Requirements2007
Issue Number 8 - Protect and Secure Employee Health Information2007
Issue Number 7 - Misdirected EOB's a HIPAA Violation2007
Issue Number 6 - Hostile Work Environment - Tips for Counties2007
Issue Number 5 - Dress Codes and Religious Discrimination, EEOC Answers Questions2007
Issue Number 4 - Handling Employee Health Information: Protect and Secure2007
Issue Number 3 - Office of Civil Rights Clarifies Business Associates Role in Operations Plans' Liability2007
Issue Number 2 - Eighth Amendment Does Not Provide for Vicarious Liability of Detention Manager2007
Issue Number 1 - Medical and Nursing Care Minimums For Managing Detainee Medical Conditions2007